42 Acre Equestrian Estate, 80x216 Covered Arena, Mare Barn, 2 Residences

Canby, Clackamas County , Oregon

covered arena • pen • hay barn • fenced • second house • pool • pond • 2 barns with 18 stalls • 6 Run-in stalls

Property description

Viola Farm is a unique professional 42-acre Equestrian Estate, 23 miles south of Portland in the heart of the Equestrian district – 15 minutes to Wilsonville and Oregon City. The gatehouse entrance leads down a fence lined half mile private drive to the secluded main and guest house surrounded by 3 acres of exquisite mature trees and gardens.

You enter this country cottage style home under a lovely iron rose archway and are struck by the rustic cedar roof and old wisteria vines that adorn the wrap around porch. This spacious home has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 2 fireplaces, an entertainer’s kitchen, oversized living room with wood cove ceiling & built-in sound system, a den with custom cherry bookcases and formal dining room with gorgeous views to the pastures below.

The wrap around sandstone porch and patio also has stunning views of the property with built in Barbeque. Enjoy playing tennis on the full-sized court, a swim in the heated pool, a sauna, lunch in the screened gazebo porch and cocktails on the patio overlooking the horses grazing in the pastures.

Set behind the pool area is a charming 2 bedroom guesthouse with wood stove, wood paneling and an attached 2 car garage with storage room and wine cellar. French doors lead to a private beautifully landscaped backyard with covered trellis and garden area with iron rose covered archways.

The 3 acres of mature, professionally designed landscaping is a gardener’s delight, including a koi pond with waterfall, outdoor iron gazebo, greenhouse, split rail fencing, fruit trees, walking paths and more; all of which is multi-zone irrigated.

The lovely four car garage has a 1,254 SF unfinished studio/workroom above and a deck off the back.

Down the hill and separate from the residence lies a fully equipped equestrian center.
You pass horses grazing on a hillside pasture and a lovely pond with aerating fountain – on the left are 4 large turnout paddocks – all paddocks and pastures are natural wood fencings.

The centerpiece of the equestrian center is the ½ acre covered arena and barn building. Newly constructed in 2016, this batnboard pole building features 12 stalls, hot water wash rack, feed room, grooming area, tack room, and shop. The 12-12x14 “Noble” stalls are fully matted with sliding windows, drop down grilled stall fronts and gossip bars.

The 80x216 riding area features Equiloft footing with auto sprinklers, skylights, LED lighting and two viewing decks. 20’ to the beams allows for a feeling of great expanse compounded by a view to unspoiled fields and forests.

Across the center drive and alongside beautiful winding Bear Creek, you will find the mare barn. This classic barn includes 6 large 15’x15’ matted stalls, a feed room, tack room, grooming, and hot water wash rack and 20-tons of hay storage above. There are also 6 separate all-weather run-ins behind each stall.

Additionally, there are 3 all-weather turn outs paddocks (24x36 approx), 3 grass pastures (2.5acres, 1 acre & ¾ acre) and acres of wooded riding trails.

Across the largest pasture sits the “miners cabin”. It is rustic and very charming with an elevated covered porch, fire pit, wood stove, bedroom and living area with loft. It is "off the grid" – but a propane stove and outdoor hot shower make it comfortable "glamping". This cabin was featured in “Portlandia” and vacationers from Airbnb seem to love it, giving it consistent 5* ratings!

This property literally has it all. If you are looking for an elegant country lifestyle, extraordinary horse facility all in a private natural setting, yet close to the big city, Viola Farm awaits you!

Note: furniture, fixtures, and farm equipment negotiable.


Home Features

  • Gated entrance with a half mile private driveway leading to your home
  • Large living room with vaulted wood ceiling
  • 2 Fireplaces, one two-sided fireplace
  • 2 Wine Cellars
  • Double pane windows throughout
  • Cedar shake roofing
  • Wrap around sandstone patio
  • Back-up generator
  • 6+ car garages, with Studio/Workshop above
  • Custom cherry cabinets throughout
  • New (2018) Heating and air conditioning
  • Bidet in the master bath
  • Combination safe
  • Large capacity freezer
  • Large storage area attic
  • All utilities on the property are underground
  • Guesthouse - 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1353 SF
  • 2 car attached garage with workout equipment
  • Rented for $2300 month to month

Lot Features

  • 3 acres of lush mature professionally landscaped gardens - with sprinklers
  • Heated Pool, surrounded with Columbia River Basalt stone
  • Poolhouse with sauna and changing room
  • Tennis court
  • Koi pond and waterfall
  • 2 Gazebos, one covered and screened for summer dining
  • Custom ironwork throughout the garden
  • Greenhouse and tool shed
  • 2 built-in BBQs and meat smoker
  • Professional built-in, outdoor gas range
  • Spring fed pond with aerator
  • Fruit Trees
  • 3/4 acre spring fed "pond site"
  • Rustic cabin
  • 1 bedroom
  • “Off the grid”
  • Propane shower and stove
  • Wood Stove
  • Firepit
  • Outdoor bathroom
  • Rents Airbnb spring through fall $85/night

Horse Facility Features

  • Covered arena and performance barn.
  • Built in 2016
  • 80 X 216 arena (104x216 total covered area)
  • 20’ height
  • Skylights
  • Energy efficient LED lighting, auto sprinklers, and Equiloft footing
  • 2 - 10 X 35 viewing decks
  • 12 - 12 X 14 Noble stalls with drop-down fronts and gossip bars
  • Sliding wood windows in each stall
  • Rubber matted
  • Feed Room with Douglas fir tongue and groove tack room.
  • Wash stall with hot water wash rack
  • 2 bay grooming area
  • Workshop
  • Mare Barn
  • 6 - 15 X 15 Matted foaling stalls
  • 1 grooming room with hot water wash rack
  • Feed room
  • Tack room
  • Hay storage loft for 20+ tons of hay
  • 6 - 15 X 31 run in sheds with all weather footing
  • 3 - 24 X 30 all-weather footing turnouts
  • 4 - 60 X 90 (approx) Turnouts
  • Natural wood fencing throughout the property
  • Grass Pastures
  • 3 fenced pastures
  • 2 ½ ACRE (aprx)
  • 1 ACRE (aprx)
  • ¾ ACRE (aprx)
  • Scenic Riding Trails around the property
  • Cross country training trail


  • 42 miles to airports
  • 6 miles to shopping

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28815 S Needy Rd, Canby, Clackamas County, Oregon


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